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THE DECEMBER ISSUE

December 2014 State Legislatures CoverNCSL's election experts break down the midterm state legislative elections that handed historic partisan control to the GOP, along with the results of votes on statewide ballot measures. Other features this month include a look at chemical safety, ridesharing policies and patent trolls. 

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STATESTATS

Stats graphicDiscover how one good graphic can convey the same information as hundreds of words, With StateStats you gain knowleldge of an important public policy issue each month through maps, charts and graphs. This month, learn about America's growing waistline.  

 

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TRENDS AND TRANSITIONS

Learn more about the topics trending in state legislatures. This month's issue looks at charter schools, plastic bag bans, seat belt use, municipal broadband, e-waste and sexual assault on campus.  

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PEOPLE AND POLITICS

Donkey and Elephant graphicKeep track of what's in and what's out, who's up and who's down, where's left and where's right, under the domes in legislatures across the country.

 

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STATELINE

Enjoy these short news tidbits from around the country that will have you asking: Who thought that was a good idea? to Why don't we do that in my state? In each issue, you'll find 10 of the most interesting, illuminating, unusual and sometimes silly news items we've discovered from the states. This month covers topics from Kardashians to hunting on Sunday, from low voter turnout to statehood for D.C.

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OVERVIEW | STATE LEGISLATURES MAGAZINE

State Legislatures is the national magazine of state policy and politics. It informs legislators, staff, professors, lobbyists and the public about innovations, trends and actions in the 50 states and six territories. It covers a wide spectrum of public policy in a well-respected, comprehensive, unbiased manner. On its pages you can read about new legislation, effective programs and federal initiatives that affect the states. You’ll gain insight into what makes leaders tick and what drives the legislative institution. And, it not only provides professional development tips and social media opportunities, but also grist for the water cooler.

Published since 1975, it’s currently issued 10 times a year—in print, mobile and online versions. The magazine celebrates its 40th year in 2014. Celebrate with us. Open its pages, download it onto your tablet, or log on to link to more information.

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  • Table of Contents | December 2014

    This issue of State Legislatures magazine includes stories on the outcome of the 2014 state legislative elections and statewide ballot measures, the debate over ridesharing, the problem of patent trolls, chemical regulation and more.

  • Table of Contents | October-November 2014

    This issue of State Legislatures magazine includes stories on the 2014 legislative elections, 2014 ballot measures, the role of primaries and the importance of art classes in school.

  • Table of Contents: September 2014

    This issue of State Legislatures magazine includes stories on states teaming with industry to train workers, the debate over Voter ID, Common Core standards in the states, the benefits of big data and much more.

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